Doctor John

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Doctor John


  • Title: 의사요한 / Uisayohan
  • Formerly known as: 닥터룸 / Dokteorum / Doctor Room
  • Genre: Drama, medical
  • Episodes: 32
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2019-Jul-19 to 2019-Sep-07
  • Air time: Friday & Saturday Night 22:00 (2 episodes back-to-back)
  • Original Soundtrack: Doctor John OST
  • Related TV shows: Kami no Te (神の手) (WOWOW, 2019)


Doctor John (Ji Sung), a former anaesthesiology professor, who has been imprisoned for wrongful euthanesia meets Kang Shi Young (Lee Se Young), a 2nd year anaesthesiology resident, who wants to quit being a doctor as she couldn't save someone she loved. Two highly driven people, one convinced he's done right, one convinced she's done wrong work together to heal patients against all odds.


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Main Cast
Hanse Hospital Pain Medicine Team
Hanse Hospital
  • Ham Sung Min as Yoon Sung Kyu (anal cancer patient)
  • Kim Do Hoon as Park Jung Bo (Inmate 5353 who suffers from Fabry disease/Barista)
  • Ha Do Kwon as Joo Hyung Woo (A Mixed Martial Arts Champion who suffers from Myasthenia gravis)
  • Yoon Chan Young as Lee Ki Suk (A CIPA patient)
  • Lee Joo Won as Choi Seung Won (shingles patient (first mistaken for CRPS))
  • Lee Do Kyung as Yoo Duk Kyu (melioidosis patient)
  • Chun In Suh as Lee Da Hae (phantom limb patient)
  • Oh Yoo Na as Yoo Ri Hye (former actress who suffers from neuroblastoma)
Guest appearances

Production Credits

Episode Ratings

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  • The drama is based on the 2010 Japanese novel On Hand of God by Yo Kusakabe (久坂部羊).
  • The series was developed as 16 episodes of 1 hour, but aired as 2 blocks of 30 minutes and subsequently distributed as 32 episodes. As a result only the odd episodes have opening credits and a title.


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